Argentina ski holidays Skiing & snowboarding around the Andes of Argentina
Ski holidays in Argentina - are an experience you will never forget. A country with outstanding natural beauty from the dramatic Andes, the incredible lake district and Patagonia with it's magnificent glaciers...
Coming from the Northern hemisphere, the ski season normally starts mid June and goes through to the end of September.
Most people will combine their skiing in Argentina with some sight seeing, visiting places such as the beautiful lake district, the wine growing regions in the North and the arctic South in Tierra del Fuego.
Ski holidays in Argentina cater for everyone no mattter what age and, if on a family ski holiday, what better way to relax than renting a ski chalet or apartment - great fun, flexible and value for money.
All the ski resorts in Argentina offer quality skiing and accommodation depending what you are looking for. Las Lenas tends to be highest on the foreign skier and snowboarders wish list for the best place to ski in Argentina, especially for advanced and experts due to the resorts steep terrain, dry powder snow and endless back-country touring options.
Patagonia is much colder than Mendoza and the ski resorts are at lower levels with the highest skiing point being around 2000m which is similar to the Scandinavian ski resorts.
The Lake District is in the north of Patagonia with Bariloche being the main city and gateway to the ski resorts and lakes. The scenery around the Lake District is nothing less than spectacular and from the mountain peaks, the 360 degree views are incredible.
And way down south at the end of the world at parallel 54 degrees is Cerro Castor. This southern ski resort is located near Ushuaia in the Tierra del Fuego. The base station sits at only 195m above sea level but is irrelevant given the vast quantities of snow that cover this part of the world.
Featured ski resorts in Argentina
Summer in the ski resorts
In summer, the snowy mountain tops remain but the valleys give way to warm days where most of the popular outdoor activities take place including:
- Mountain biking
- White water rafting
One of the most popular summer activities is to head to some of the mountain lakes in the Lake District for some water sports and sunbathing.
The lake district stretches across northwestern tip of Argentine Patagonia sandwiched between the Andes mountains, with Chilean Patagonia to the west and Atlantic Patagonia to the east. San Carlos de Bariloche, known simply as Bariloche, serves as the region's major hub.
Our view on skiing in Argentina
Ski holidays in Argentina - a country waiting to be explored with much to offer from the high mountains of the Andes, glaciers and the countless lakes and rivers. A great place to visit any time of year especially for ski holidays during the Northern hemisphere's summer....
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